Glasses of the 70s: Glasses worn by Elvis and John Lennon

70s sunglasses were much more than huge XXL glasses with colored lenses and functional glasses for opticians. In the 1970s, glasses become fashion and designer glasses.
46 glasses
46 glasses

Type

Sunglasses
Glasses

Gender

Men
Women

Decades

70s
80s
90s
The 2000s

Brands

Alpina
Boeing
Bugatti
Carrera
Cartier
Casanova
Cazal
Dior
Dunhill
Ferrari
Giorgio Armani
Jean Paul Gaultier
John Lennon Collection
Lindberg
Lunor
Metzler
Mikli
Neostyle
Persol Ratti
Porsche
Ray Ban
Theo
Zeiss
Insider Brands

Styles

Aviator
Oversized
Shades
Classic
Round
Square
Sporty
HipHop
Crazy

Colors

Black
Brown
Tortoiseshell
Leather
Gold
Silver
Rhinestone
White
Transparent
Gray
Red
Green
Yellow
Blue
Purple
Pink
Turquoise
Colored
Patterned
46 glasses
Anglo American Optical LIPS Art Frame Rare Museum Piece Details
Anglo American Optical LIPS
699.00 EUR
Description
  • Anglo American Optical, mod. LIPS, Frame England
  • precious rarity from the 1960's in excellent condition
  • a piece of fashion history by designer Pierre Marly
  • specifically made for the 'Haute Couture' Shows; Paris
  • one of a kind, collector's item (belongs in a museum)
  • unworn and with a true vintage case from the 1960's
Bugatti 55003 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 55003
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 55020 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 55020
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-18
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 64747 Ultra Rare 70's Bugatti Classic Details
Bugatti 64747
1,199.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • LARGE frame (56 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 64852 Genuine Buffalo Horn Glasses Details
Bugatti 64852
499.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Bugatti 64901 Ultra Rare 70's Bugatti Classic Details
Bugatti 64901
1,299.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble, gold-shining frame front with yellow lenses
  • LARGE frame (58 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • a 40 years old vertu with orig. Bugatti leather case
Bugatti 65218 Rare Old 70's Bugatti Glasses Details
Bugatti 65218
999.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • medium frame (55 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 65218 Rare 70's Bugatti Sunglasses Details
Bugatti 65218
999.00 EUR
Description
  • precious Bugatti vintage luxury sunglasses for men
  • noble tortoise-optic (true rarity from the late 70's)
  • LARGE frame (58 size) with central red Bugatti logo
  • much sought-after collector's item (museum piece)
  • new old stock (like all our old Bugatti ORIGINALS)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; an authentic 40 years old vertu
Bugatti 7343 Genuine Buffalo Horn Frame Details
Bugatti 7343
599.00 EUR
Description
  • precious 80's Bugatti vintage sunglasses; size 54-16
  • rare designer piece (made of GENUINE buffalo HORN)
  • true rarity (pure natural material - handmade), vertu!
  • every model (made of horn) looks individual / unique
  • unworn (like all our BUGATTI gentlemen's sunglasses)
  • NO retro, but a collector's item from the early 1980's!
  • one of a kind: almost impossible to find, in these days
Carrera 5518 70's Old School Aviator Shades Details
Carrera 5518
349.00 EUR
Description
  • truly 'OLD SCHOOL' Carrera sunglasses from the 70's
  • extraordinary 'AVIATOR design' (something different)
  • greenish-grayish: characteristic of the 1970's fashion
  • unworn (like all our old vintage Carrera sunglasses)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; but a rare 40 years old ORIGINAL
Carrera 5526
399.00 EUR
Description
  • simply ingenious 70's vintage sunglasses by CARRERA
  • frame made of durable and long-living OPTYL material
  • the lightweight OPTYL material does not seem to age
  • with new sun lenses (brown-gradient), 100% UV protect.
  • unworn (like all our rare vintage Optyl Carrera eyewear)
  • NO RETRO; a 45 years old XL original + new Carrera case
Cazal 606 70's Frame First Cazal Series Details
Cazal 606
599.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare vintage Cazal sunglasses from the late 1970's
  • model of the first series by CAri ZALloni (CAZAL), ever!
  • Cazal started to mark the frames "W.Germany" in the 80s
  • a piece of contemporary fashion history (museum piece)
  • unworn original (NEW OLD STOCK), true collector's item
  • NO RETRO SUNGLASSES; but a genuine 40 years old rarity
Cazal 701 Ultra Rare CAzal 70's Glasses Details
Cazal 701
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's eyeglass-frame of the 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 56/18
  • seamless change from gray to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro specs, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 701 Ultra Rare 70's Sunglasses Details
Cazal 701
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's sunglasses of the late 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 58/18
  • seamless change from brown to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro shades, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 702 Ultra Rare 70's Cazal Glasses Details
Cazal 702
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare CAZAL men's eyeglass-frame of the 70's
  • monolithic quality, built to last, made in Germany
  • unusual and well balanced frame finish, size 58/16
  • seamless change from gray to silver; simply unique
  • unworn ("new old stock"); true vintage Cazal rarity
  • NO retro specs, but a genuine 40 years old original
  • frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Cazal 704 70's Combi Glasses First Series Details
Cazal 704
399.00 EUR
Description
  • ultra rare vintage Cazal eyeglasses from the late 1970's
  • model of the first series by CAri ZALloni (CAZAL), ever!
  • with the age-old 'Frame Germany' engraving; size 56/18
  • Cazal started to mark the frames "W.Germany" in the 80s
  • famous 'combi glasses' (metal frame with plastic temples)
  • unworn original (NEW OLD STOCK), true collector's item
  • NO RETRO EYEGLASSES; but a genuine 40 years old rarity
Christian Dior 1202 Monsieur 70's Optyl Frame Details
Christian Dior 1202
349.00 EUR
Description
  • terrific Christian Dior designer sunglasses of the 1970's
  • one of the first models from the 'MONSIEUR Series' ever
  • rarity with typical brownish 70's coloration in size 54/22
  • incredible quality (Optyl-material still shines like new)
  • 2nd hand, but in mint condition (incl. soft case by Dior)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; but a 40 years old rarity (100% UV)!
Christian Dior 2052 Monsieur 70's Kombi Glasses Details
Christian Dior 2052
249.00 EUR
Description
  • true old Christian Dior designer eyeglasses of the 1970's
  • one of the first models from the 'MONSIEUR Series' ever
  • 70's combi glasses = metal frame and plastic (Optyl) rim
  • typical greenish 70's coloration; in size 53/19, RARITY!
  • unworn (like all our vintage eyewear by Christian DIOR)
  • NO RETRO SPECS; but a genuine 40 years old Original!
Christian Dior 2055 Monsieur 70's Optyl Shades Small Details
Christian Dior 2055
249.00 EUR
Description
  • terrific Christian Dior designer sunglasses of the 1970's
  • one of the first models from the 'MONSIEUR Series' ever
  • rarity; typical greenish 70's coloration; SMALL size 54/14
  • unbelievable quality (Optyl-material still shines like new)
  • unworn (like all our vintage eyewear by Christian DIOR)
  • NO RETRO SHADES; but a 40 years old rarity (100% UV)!
Christian Dior 2056
349.00 EUR
Description
  • glamorous ladies sunglasses by CHRISTIAN DIOR
  • the most beautiful model of the C. Dior Collection!
  • famous 'butterfly-design' with huge gradient lenses
  • unique lenses with facet cut in brown-pink; 100% UV
  • unworn single item incl. original hard case by DIOR
  • NO RETRO SHADES, but a 30 years old unique rarity!
France Folding 60's Aviator Identical to Pierre Cardin Frame Details
France Folding 60's Aviator
299.00 EUR
Description
  • old folding eyeglasses, 1960's, made in FRANCE
  • absolutely identical to the Pierre Cardin glasses
  • same materials, shapes, components and quality
  • ... but the imprint "PIERRE CARDIN" is missing
  • never worn (like all our antique 60's spectacles)
  • rare, antique (over 50 years old) eyeglass-frame
France Folding 60's Oval Identical to Pierre Cardin Frame Details
France Folding 60's Oval
299.00 EUR
Description
  • old folding eyeglasses, 1960's, made in FRANCE
  • absolutely identical to the Pierre Cardin glasses
  • same materials, shapes, components and quality
  • ... but the imprint "PIERRE CARDIN" is missing
  • never worn (like all our antique 60's spectacles)
  • rare, antique (over 50 years old) eyeglass-frame
Harry Larry's Extasy Dame Edna Cateye Style Details
Harry Larry's Extasy
249.00 EUR
Description
  • Harry Larry's Paris sunglasses, model Extasy
  • extravagant cat-eye glasses with rhinestones
  • in the style of Dame Edna - a real eye-catcher
  • unworn original in size 48-18, made in France
  • the frame can also be glazed with prescriptions
Lesca Classic 4mm 50 Years Old Sunglasses Details
Lesca Classic 4mm
349.00 EUR
Description
  • old LESCA sunglasses, Classic style, from the 1960's
  • very massive frame (4mm thick profil); built to last!
  • made in France; WITHOUT any MARKS or inscriptions
  • it's a model for real VINTAGE experts / connoisseurs
  • an UNWORN 50 years old original, NO RETRO FRAME
  • NOT the current Lesca collection; it's really OLD!!!
Marie Claire 330 XXL 70's Ladies Sunglasses Details
Marie Claire 330
249.00 EUR
Description
  • large pair of 70's vintage sunglasses by Marie-Claire
  • oversize frame with XXL blue-yellow gradient lenses
  • worn by the movie stars of the 1970s (St.Tropez style)
  • one of a kind, unworn, a must have for fashion lovers
  • NO retro oversize design, but a 40 years old ORIGINAL
  • sun lenses can be replaced with prescriptions if needed
Metzler 0767 Old 70's Combi Sunlasses Men Details
Metzler 0767
249.00 EUR
Description
  • old Metzler sunglasses in unbelievable top-quality
  • a true vintage 1970's original - monolithic design!
  • called as 'combi frame' (plastic/metal) back then
  • 2nd hand model but in mint condition (new lenses)
  • no retro, but a 50! years old original; medium size
  • frame is also made for optical lenses/prescriptions
Metzler 4320 Xlarge 70's Men's Eyeglasses Details
Metzler 4320
249.00 EUR
Description
  • old original Metzler eyeglass-frame from the 70's/80's
  • a true classic at that time - reclaimed nerd style today
  • massive frame in X-Large size 56-22, top craftsmanship
  • clear-brownish coloring (characteristically for the 70's)
  • never worn (like all our vintage METZLER men's specs)
  • the frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Metzler 7002 Marwitz Old Original Glasses Details
Metzler 7002
249.00 EUR
Description
  • old original MARWITZ eyeglass-frame from the 1970's
  • correct model name: Marwitz 7002, 245, 48-24, 135
  • absolutely identical with the old models by METZLER
  • same craftsmanship, same materials, same production
  • thus, listed in our Metzler category, although Marwitz
  • unworn (like all our vintage Marwitz / Metzler glasses)
  • the frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Metzler 7750 Old School Sunglasses 80's Men Details
Metzler 7750
249.00 EUR
Description
  • monolithic Metzler vintage sunglasses from the 1970's
  • incredible premium craftsmanship (You must feel this!)
  • all time classic .. called as 'OLD SCHOOL' in these days
  • 2nd hand model in great vintage condition - true rarity
  • professional refurbished with new sun lenses; 100% UV
  • NO RETRO SUNGLASSSES, but an old Metzler ORIGINAL
Metzler Marwitz Matura 60's Combi Glasses Gold-Plated Details
Metzler Marwitz Matura
349.00 EUR
Description
  • antique Marwitz glasses from the 1960s; gold-plated
  • classic men's glasses from the Marwitz Optima series
  • amazing quality; made for eternity, in S-M size 48/20
  • true rarity, no longer available nowadays; single item
  • 2nd hand vintage model in excellent condition; mint!
  • NO RETRO eyeglasses; but a 50! years old ORIGINAL
Metzler Prototype Marwitz Old Original Glasses Details
Metzler Prototype
249.00 EUR
Description
  • old original MARWITZ eyeglass-frame from the 1970's
  • PROTOTYPE without a model name in LARGE size
  • absolutely identical with the old models by METZLER
  • same craftsmanship, same materials, same production
  • thus, listed in our Metzler category, although Marwitz
  • unworn (like all our vintage Marwitz / Metzler glasses)
  • the frame is made for lenses of any kind (optical / sun)
Neostyle Boutique 308 60's Sunglasses Gold Plated Details
Neostyle Boutique 308
399.00 EUR
Description
  • vintage sunglasses by NEOSTYLE from the 1960's
  • incredible quality (monolithic), U must feel this!
  • GOLD-PLATED frame, brushed; medium size 54-18
  • with new brown sun lenses for 100% UV protection
  • an unworn RARITY (built to last); collector's item
  • NO RETRO SHADES, but a 50 years! old ORIGINAL
Neostyle Disco And Love Sunglasses Details
Neostyle Disco
299.00 EUR
Description
  • Neostyle Disco & Love sunglasses from app. 1972
  • more than only a vintage pair of "Hippie glasses"
  • a true designer piece and fashion history likewise
  • not only eye-catching, but also brilliant wearable
  • nevertheless, rather a collector's / museum piece
  • in any case, a are old original in unworn condition
Neostyle Stereo 5 1970's Sunglasses Old School Details
Neostyle Stereo 5
399.00 EUR
Description
  • rare, old school 1970's sunglasses by Neostyle
  • a great one of a kind (rather made for ladies)
  • bluish-translucid patterned with silver temples
  • unworn (like all our vintage NEOSTYLE shades)
  • a 50 years old original with 100% UV protection
  • the frame could be glazed with optical lenses, too
Neostyle Sunart 960 X-Large Old School Shades 70's Details
Neostyle Sunart 960
349.00 EUR
Description
  • vintage sunglasses by NEOSTYLE from the 1970's
  • striking frame with brownish-transparent coloring
  • often called as 'Old School Shades' in these days
  • dark green tinted sun lenses (100% UV protection)
  • unworn (like all our vintage Neostyle sunglasses)
  • NO RETRO, but an old ORIGINAL in XL size 60-18
Nina Ricci 0123 Signoricci 70's Men's Designer Shades Details
Nina Ricci 0123 Signoricci
249.00 EUR
Description
  • vintage Nina Ricci Paris men's sunglasses from 1970
  • Signoricci = deluxe gentlemen's edition by Nina Ricci
  • eminently elegant look (red brown / translucent optic)
  • new old stock (like all our rare vintage 70's sunglasses)
  • unfeigned 70's stock (NO retro, but a 50 years old rarity)
Optura STRONG Gold Filled 70's Sunglasses Details
Optura STRONG
399.00 EUR
Description
  • antique Optura sunglasses from the 70's - Gold Filled
  • gold doublé in 1/25 10ct proportion; precious rarity!
  • incredible top-craftsmanship; monolithic; built to last
  • 'timeless classic' at that time, 'old school frame' today
  • the glasses still look like new after more than 45 years
  • no retro specs; but an authentic West Germany original
Persol Ratti 807 Folding Vintage Folding Eyeglasses Details
Persol Ratti 807 Folding
399.00 EUR
Description
  • Persol 806 RATTI = legendary 70's folding eyeglasses
  • Steve McQueen made the Persol folding models famous
  • foldable frame from the legendary RATTI manufactory
  • delivery with a vintage folding case by Porsche Design
  • unworn, NOS (like all our vintage Persol Ratti eyewear)
  • NO RETRO GLASSES, but a min. 40 years old ORIGINAL
Persol Ratti 813 Folding Folding Reading Eyeglasses Details
Persol Ratti 813 Folding
399.00 EUR
Description
  • Persol 813 RATTI = legendary 70's folding eyeglasses
  • Steve McQueen made the Persol folding models famous
  • foldable frame from the legendary RATTI manufactory
  • unworn, NOS (like all our vintage Persol Ratti eyewear)
  • NO RETRO GLASSES, but a min. 40 years old ORIGINAL
  • this vintage reading frame fits optical lenses optionally
Prototype Design Study 70's Eyewear Design Study Details
Prototype Design Study
799.00 EUR
Description
  • eyewear PROTOTYPE from the 1970's, one of a kind!
  • unfinished = the frame CAN'T BE GLAZED with lenses
  • thus, can be used as unique fashion accessory only!
  • old designer piece, which never went into production
  • actually NOT FOR SALE, since only a design study
  • nevertheless a real highlight for all lovers of design
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX Easy Rider Shades Custom-Made Details
Ray Ban Olympian I DLX
499.00 EUR
Description
  • the Easy Rider vintage sunglasses by Ray-Ban, USA
  • Peter Fonda wore the mod. 'Olympian I DeLuxe' 1969
  • for the movie, the orig. B&L lenses were replaced
  • with light-colored plastic lenses to see Fondas eyes
  • besides that, the new lenses were more comfortable
  • this pair was modified in the same way (customized)
  • so, a B&L frame with lightweight CR39 plastic lenses
  • 2. hand in great vintage condition + orig. B&L lenses
Ray Ban Outdoorsman II Precious Metals Titanium 24kt Details
Ray Ban Outdoorsman II
599.00 EUR
Description
  • costly vintage RAY-BAN B&L aviator sunglasses
  • rare 'Precious Metals' special edition; 62mm size
  • titanium frame and 24kt gold-plated components
  • made in the 1970's & 80's by Bausch&Lomb, USA
  • unworn NOS rarity (sought-after collector's item)
  • NO retro frame; an old original with serial number
Robert La Roche M2 Mask Shades Ladies 1970's Details
Robert La Roche M2
399.00 EUR
Description
  • spectacular RLR sunglasses design of the 1970's
  • interesting frame construction: "mask sunglasses"
  • even the back is designed really exciting! unique
  • just a magical masterpiece by Robert La Roche ;)
  • an old, unused single item - NO retro sunglasses
  • sun lenses could be replaced with prescriptions
Selecta - Dalai Lama Pure Gold Filled Frame 70's Details
Selecta - Dalai Lama
349.00 EUR
Description
  • antique 'combi glasses' from the early 1970's - Original!
  • the DALAI LAMA wears this model (Dalai Lama glasses)
  • vintage gold-filled frame in 1/25 12kt. (carat) proportion
  • 1/25 of the metal is 12ct gold = high end quality glasses!
  • unworn rarity in large size 52-22 (true collector's item)
  • NO RETRO EYEWEAR, but a genuine old 1970's Original
  • the frame is made for optical lenses or tinted sun lenses
Zeiss 4055 West Germany Frame Old 80's Details
Zeiss 4055
249.00 EUR
Description
  • old vintage eyeglasses by Zeiss (West Germany)
  • still unique quality & top-notch craftsmanship
  • col. gray-translucid (typical 1970s/80s fashion)
  • never worn (like all our vintage Zeiss eyewear)
  • NO RETRO spectacles but a rare 80's ORIGINAL
  • the frame can be glazed with lenses of any kind
Zollitsch 249 70's Old School Eyeglasses Details
Zollitsch 249
299.00 EUR
Description
  • vintage ZOLLITSCH eyeglasses from the early 1970's
  • true 'OLD SCHOOL GLASSES' in unbelievable quality
  • massive frame, monolithic, impossible to get, today
  • noble, timeless frame pattern: 130 width = S / M size
  • unworn (like all our rare vintage ZOLLITSCH frames)
  • NO RETRO EYEWEAR, but an app. 40 years old rarity!